Translation of chute in Spanish:

chute

Pronunciation: /ʃuːt/

n

  • 1 1.1 (for parcels, coal, refuse) tolva (f), vertedor (m), ducto (m) (Ur) ; (for toboggans) rampa (f); (in swimming pool, amusement park) tobogán (m), rodadero (m) (Col)
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    • But modern-day swimming pool chutes and ponies captured the imagination and attention of the youngsters.
    • If it is successful it would mean the new baths being built just yards away from the old £5 million Water Place with its water chutes and fun pool, which is soon to be bulldozed.
    • These are three towering water chutes, in varying levels of steepness, down which you plunge in a rubber dinghy.
    1.2 (for animals) pasadizo (m), brete (m) (CS)
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    • The pill slides down the chute into a flexible tube leading to the patient's mouth.
    • Facility workers use front-end loaders to shove the trash into two floor chutes, which funnel it to a lower level.
    • Disabled people could also be lowered down the chutes more slowly in stretchers.
  • 2 (parachute) [colloquial/familiar] paracaídas (m)
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    • A skydiver aged 20 said she was ‘totally amazed’ at being alive yesterday after the main chute of her parachute failed to open as she leapt from a plane at 4,000 ft.
    • Neither his main parachute or reserve chute appear to have deployed properly after he jumped from a Cessna 182 aircraft.
    • A murder inquiry was launched after police discovered that the cord on his main parachute and the strapping on his reserve chute had been expertly and deliberately severed.

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